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New approaches to openess: Beyond Open Educational Resources
Conole, Gráinne

Published2012
PublisherUniversity of Leicester
RegionEurope

ABSTRACT
This chapter begins by discussing the characteristics of social and participatory media and considers their implications for learning, teaching and research. The notion of openness is then considered and different facets of open practices across learning, teaching and research are considered.

Keywords digital literacy · OER research · open scholarship · OER delivery · OPAL · OER history · OER definition · web 2.0 · social media

Languageeng
URLhttp://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/6305
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